Techmeme

Results 51 - 60 of about 16737:

Wall Street Journal:
Source: Bytedance spent ~$1B advertising TikTok in 2018, heavily promoting its short video app on Facebook and Instagram, and becoming Snap's biggest advertiser   —  China's first big hit in the U.S. uses an advanced algorithm to personalize its video-sharing app, and parent Bytedance's enormous ad spending …
Jun 29, 2019, 3:50 PMIn context
Jezebel:
Investigation finds that Amazon's Rekognition frequently misgenders trans, queer, and nonbinary individuals by design, further alienating a marginalized group   —  In 2017, the Washington County Sheriff's Office, just outside Portland, Oregon, wanted to find a man covered in dollar bills.
Jun 28, 2019, 8:15 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook shares a report on its ongoing process to establish an Oversight Board for content decisions following consultations   —  In November, Mark Zuckerberg laid out a plan for a new way for people to appeal content decisions through an independent body.  Earlier this year we released …
Jun 27, 2019, 11:35 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook announces updates to its terms of service, adding details on how the company makes money, content removals, and users' IP rights, effective July 31   —  People should have clear, simple explanations of how online services work and use personal information.
Jun 27, 2019, 11:10 AMIn context
Queenie Wong / CNET:
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company could have acted more quickly to flag a doctored Nancy Pelosi video but defended its decision to leave it up   —  Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday that the social network could have acted more quickly to flag a doctored video …
Jun 26, 2019, 10:05 PMIn context
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic:
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is trying a new approach to limit the distribution of deepfakes, argues that the definition is too broad and needs to be scoped   —  Mark Zuckerberg signaled today that Facebook might be taking a different approach to so-called deepfakes, synthetic videos created through …
Jun 26, 2019, 9:55 PMIn context
Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC:
Mark Zuckerberg says weak US response to 2016 Russian election interference sent a signal to the world, and similar activity has increased from Iran and others   —  KEY POINTS  — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the U.S.'s weak response to 2016 Russian election interference has inspired …
Jun 26, 2019, 8:05 PMIn context
Cat Zakrzewski / Washington Post:
A look at Facebook's and Twitter's plans to combat disinformation ahead of the Democratic presidential debates on Wednesday and Thursday   —  Ctrl + N  —  Silicon Valley will face its first big test of its readiness to fight disinformation in the 2020 campaign when the Democratic presidential debates kick off tonight.
Jun 26, 2019, 10:55 AMIn context
Agam Shah / Wall Street Journal:
MLPerf, a consortium of 40 tech companies including Facebook and Google, releases a set of benchmarks for evaluating the performance of AI tools   —  Metrics cover AI performance in image recognition, object detection and voice translation  —  A consortium of tech companies …
Jun 26, 2019, 10:40 AMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Executives at seven of Facebook's Libra partners say the companies have only signed nonbinding agreements and have not yet paid to join the Libra Association   —  SAN FRANCISCO — One of the biggest selling points of Facebook's ambitious plans for its new cryptocurrency, Libra …
Jun 25, 2019, 8:35 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Smartsheet:
5 Ways Technology Can Transform Government Operations  —  Migrating from unsecured legacy technologies to secure and cost-effective cloud-based applications can help governments and agencies in five key ways.
TWiT.tv:
Tech Podcasts from Every Angle  —  TWiT.tv covers the latest in news, privacy, hacking, security, plus reviews of smartphones, laptops, tablets, and wearables.  If it has a chip, Leo Laporte and friends have a podcast on it.
Google Fi:
Google Fi - a phone plan, by Google  —  We felt that most phone plans just weren't made with you in mind.  So that's why we built Google Fi with features that real people actually want.  Click to learn more.
Zoho:
The Partner's guide to marketing on LinkedIn  —  What is LinkedIn® really?  —  It's a question that keeps popping up from time to time, is it a social media site for professionals?  —  Is it a platform for job seekers and recruiters to meet?
Intel:
The Future of Gaming is About More Than Just Processors  —  When it comes to making the PC the best place to play, you have to give developers the tools they need, provide real world performance and anticipate what's next.